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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] httpd (SSA:2008-210-02)
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 22:31:49 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  httpd (SSA:2008-210-02)

New httpd packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, and -current to
fix XSS security issues.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5000
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6388


Here are the details from the Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/httpd-2.2.9-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz:
  Upgraded to httpd-2.2.9.
  This release fixes flaws which could allow XSS attacks.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5000
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6388
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/httpd-2.2.9-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.1/patches/packages/httpd-2.2.9-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/httpd-2.2.9-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 12.0 package:
de480cc77306436c441eae8c5450daa7  httpd-2.2.9-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
18cd55af955029755736260e79670ef2  httpd-2.2.9-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
76ae52c1809ec33619129096d67ce10a  httpd-2.2.9-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg httpd-2.2.9-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Then, restart httpd:
# sh /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd restart


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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